I love America. You always hurt the one you love.
- David Frye impersonating Nixon
Give up your relentless moralizing, the continual pinpricks which pierce the skin of your fellows. The distinction between good and evil is the sickness of the mind. Give up your morals, and the people will regain a love of their fellows.
- Lao Tse, In a discussion with Confucious about the true nature of humanity.
When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.
- La Rochefoucauld
It is well to write love letters. There are certain things for which it is not easy to ask your mistress face to face, like money for instance.
- Henri De Regnier
The yearning for an afterlife is the opposite of selfish it is love and praise for the world that we are privileged, in this complex interval of light, to witness and experience.
- John Updike
Bitterness imprisons life love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life love empowers it. Bitterness sours life love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life love heals it. Bitterness blinds life love anoints its eyes.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
I love the United States, but I see here everything is measured by success, by how much money it makes, not the satisfaction to the individual.
- John Fellows Akers
I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning.
- Proverbs 7:17-18